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Providence, Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1967
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1991
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1967
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010
Ties: 2016
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1967
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010
Ties: 2002, 2008, 2013, 2018
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1967
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1962, 1968
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1948
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1956, 1961
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1972, 2014
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1956
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1981
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1956
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1962
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1956
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1956, 1961, 1963
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1964
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1963
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1964, 1978
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1963
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1971
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1963
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1964
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1956, 1961, 1969, 1970, 1982
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1965
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1970
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1966
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1960, 1972, 1982
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1967
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1983

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